In 2020 – 2021, I taught as an adjunct lecturer at Singapore Management University in the Office of the Core Curriculum, the seminars “SG50: Imagining Singapore in 50 years”, “Global and Local” and “War and Peace.” I also designed and taught the seminar HH4091: Histories of World-making in Science, Design and Technology” under the History department at Nanyang Technological University in Semester 2, 2020-2021.
For Semester 2, 2016-2017, I was an adjunct instructor of the module “Singapore as Model City?” at Tembusu College, National University of Singapore. I was the lecturer for AMS/WMS139 Feminist Cultural Studies: (Re-)making Feminist Knowledge (Fall 2019) at UC Davis, and for Literature and Humanities II at Yale-NUS College in Semester 2, 2019-2020.
I have given guest lectures on topics at the intersection of digital and environmental culture, such as the Fitbit and the Data body, the ‘nature’ of natural disasters, toxicity as a problem of scale and temporality and on Software and the City.
At UC Davis (2011 – 2018), I was an associate instructor for ENL3: Introduction to English Literature. I have also been a TA for a range of classes in Asian American Studies, American Studies and Design, which have included:
- DES40B: Ideologies of Design
- DES40A: Energy, Materials, and Design over Time
- DES149: Principles of Information Design
- AMS21: Objects and Everyday Life
- AMS1E: Nature and Culture
Before embarking on my graduate studies at UC Davis, I taught English Literature at the GCE ‘A’ H2 Level at National Junior College, Singapore, and was part of the teaching, curriculum design/writing and administrative team of the first Integrated Programme in Singapore. At the National University of Singapore (2009 – 2010), I was a Teaching Assistant for film and cultural studies classes.
I have also been a facilitator of a youth expedition project to Khon Kaen, Thailand (2004) with twenty student volunteers from National Junior College collaborating with Child Help Foundation (CHF), engaged in service learning focused on urban social issues.